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Why poetry matters

Jay Parini

Why poetry matters

by Jay Parini

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p [183]-189) and index.

    StatementJay Parini.
    SeriesWhy X matters
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1031 .P34 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 206 p. ;
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21557448M
    ISBN 109780300124231
    LC Control Number2007036452

    But poetry instruction in your homeschool matters, precisely because of the division between enthusiasts and detractors. To spread a wider appreciation for poetry, make poetry instruction a vibrant and welcome part of your homeschool language arts program. Poetry is Living Language. To . Jay Parini admits in the opening line to his new book that "poetry doesn't matter to most people". Unfortunately, he doesn't tell us why, or why it should, or what we should do about it.

    Why Mindfulness Poetry Matters “Whether or not we have a formal mindfulness practice, mindfulness poetry can help us keep (or regain) our footing in a world of tremendous upheaval. It can help prepare us to act with clarity amidst confusion, with lovingkindness amidst cruelty. Melissa Fite Johnson’s first collection, While the Kettle's On (Little Balkans Press, ), won the Nelson Poetry Book Award and is a Kansas Notable is also the author of A Crooked Door Cut into the Sky, winner of the Vella Chapbook Award (Paper Nautilus Press, ).Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Pleiades, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Sidereal, Stirring, and.

    Poetry Matters; Poetry Matters It sets out to help practitioners realise their own poetic potential and existing knowledge of poetry and rhyme. The book provides dynamic ideas and activities that put power back into poetics and will act as the perfect aid for teachers looking to develop children’s language awareness without the strictures. Why Poetry Matters Poetry doesn’t matter to most people, observes Jay Parini at the opening of this book. But, undeterred, he commences a deeply felt meditation on poetry, its language and meaning, and its power to open minds and transform lives.


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(Other subjects in the series include acting, architecture, the Constitution, the Romantics, and translation.) Parini gamely tries to cram this book on poetry into the construct, "Why X Matters", but to me that effort is strained.4/5(10).

“[Zapruder] writes with clear and inviting prose Why Poetry is part-inspiration, part-guidebook, and part literary memoir Zapruder’s spiritual undercurrent raises Why Poetry into something rare: the cogent and lively argument that poetry truly matters, fueled by /5(50).

This is an installment in the Yale University Press series of books, Why X Matters. (Other subjects in the series include acting, architecture, the Constitution, the Romantics, and translation.) Parini gamely tries to cram this book on poetry into the construct, "Why X Matters", but to me that effort is strained/5(9).

Why Poetry Matters by Jay Parini - Not a bad book with some good thoughts on why poetry is important to us and to language and society. The author is a huge fan of Dickinson and Frost and the last third of the book is a Frost-centric outpouring of admiration akin to a high school crush that I found not that enjoyable/5.

'Why Poetry Matters offers itself as a timely, passionate defence of the poetic. The book ranges far and wide with chapters on poetry's engagement with voice, metaphor, tradition, politics, religion, and the natural world.' — Matthew Bevis, Modernism/Modernity Vol Why Poetry is the book I'd been hoping Poetry Will Save Your Life would be.

The more poetry I read, the more curious I Why poetry matters book about how it works, and I'm happy to say this book provided some answers. Among the many interesting points Zapruder makes, he maintains that the most crucial thing about poetry is the connections it makes/5.

By the end of the book, Parini has recovered a truth often obscured by our clamorous culture: without poetry, we live only partially, not fully conscious of the possibilities that life affords.

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Poetry isn’t scary. Poetry matters. Poetry is everywhere, even your home. Did you know that poetry helps early learners to read, it’s accessible for kids of all ages, and it’s fun and inspiring. Here are 7 reasons why your kids NEED poetry. Poetry helps build early literacy skills.

It really does. Rhyme, rhythm, and sound are. There are at least two reasons why the situation of poetry matters to the entire intellectual community. The first involves the role of language in a free society. Poetry is the art of using words. Why poetry matters now.

Vanessa Hua Janu I hoped that the bears were asleep. Sharif — a graduate of UC Berkeley, a former Stegner fellow at Stanford University, and a finalist for the National Book Award — brings us to a truth we can’t deny: “America, ignore the window and look at your lap:/ even your dinner napkins are Author: Vanessa Hua.

The book is called Language for a New Century: Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond. The title of this book represents my deepest hope for our art. May poetry indeed be a language for a new century. A way to place value on the dignity, specificity, and beauty of individual lives.

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Poetry doesn’t matter to most people, observes Jay Parini at the opening of this book. But, undeterred, he commences a deeply felt meditation on poetry, its language and meaning, and its power to open minds and transform lives.

By the end of the book, Parini has recovered a truth often obscured by our clamorous culture: without poetry, we live only partially, not fully conscious of the.

Poetry matters because it is both free and deeply structured. There is a certain kind of freedom that comes from writing a poem without ending punctuation, or playing with sentence fragments, but there is also the joy that comes from operating within the constraints of poetry's unique structures: from haiku to sonnets to ballads to cinquains to : Pam Allyn.

Why poetry matters. Throughout the book, Burnside determinedly defends poetry that may not be clearly of the first rank but does its job of liberating us to stand aside from control and purpose. The real enemies are poetry that has been instrumentalised in one way or another, subordinated to a cause, and poetry that is manifestly made not.

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Zapruder’s spiritual undercurrent raises Why Poetry into something rare: the cogent and lively argument that poetry truly matters, fueled by passion rather than pretense. The Millions. Why Poetry is a self-described ‘impassioned call for a return to reading poetry.’ Zapruder is a brainy and passionate : HarperCollins US.

This is a deeply personal book, the result of long reflection on the art of poetry, as a reader of poems and a poet. I've also been a teacher of poetry for as many years, and Why Poetry Matters is to some degree a result of trying to help students to read poetry with genuine appreciation and feeling.

My hope is that this book will make poetry Brand: Yale University Press. This is a deeply personal book, the result of long reflection on the art of poetry, as a reader of poems and a poet. I've also been a teacher of poetry for as many years, and Why Poetry Matters is to some degree a result of trying to help students to read poetry with genuine appreciation and feeling.

My hope is that this book will make poetry Pages: Poetry feasts on the similarities and differences between things. Indeed, a poet might well be described (in Aristotle’s terms) as someone capable of noticing likenesses.

Exactly how metaphor works in poetry, and why this matters, will be the subject of this chapter.